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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5557
Effective Term: 2022 Spring   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 16.5-33
CIP Code: 43.0203

Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology/Fire Science Technology
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
33-2011.01 Municipal Firefighters

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Firefighter Operations provides the opportunity for individuals seeking careers in the fire service to acquire minimum standard firefighting skills and prepare for state and/or national certifications, including the Firefighter I and II Certification. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Fire Science is also available.

Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the basic theories of fire behavior and methods of fire control in a variety of fire operations. (FSC102)
2. Demonstrate the appropriate and safe use of personal firefighting equipment. (FSC102)
3. Recognize the professional and organizational structures, processes, and policies that guide fire departments. (FSC102, FSC105, FSC174)
4. Demonstrate physical tasks, proper tool selection, and knowledge of operating procedures in accordance with the standards of the profession. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL, FSC102, FSC105, FSC130, FSC134, FSC174)
5. Identify the hazards to health and safety related to emergency operations. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL, FSC102, FSC105, FSC174)
6. Collaborate effectively with members of a team to achieve goals. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL, FSC102, FSC130, FSC134, FSC174)
7. Demonstrate the critical thinking, mental, and emotional skills needed to perform firefighting tasks and services. (EMT101, EMT104, EMT104AB, EMT104LL, FSC102, FSC130, FSC134, FSC174)
Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
EMT101 Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers (0.5)
Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer (0) AND
Credit By Evaluation (0.5) 0.5

+ EMT104 Emergency Medical Technology (10) AND
+ EMT104AB Applied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology (0.5) AND
+ EMT104LL Emergency Medical Technology Practicum (2)
Arizona State EMT Certification (0) OR
Arizona State Paramedic Certification (0) OR
Permission of Program Director (0) 0-12.5

+ FSC102 Fire Department Operations 11

FSC105 Hazardous Materials/First Responder (3) OR
Permission of Program Director (0) 0-3

FSC130 Fitness for Firefighters/CPAT (1) OR
Verification of CPAT completion (0) 0-1

+ FSC134 Fitness and Conditioning for Firefighters 3
+ FSC174 Functions of Command 2
Credits: 16.5-33

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 22, 2022

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.